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New Year, No Drug Tests for TANF Applicants–For Good

BY KATHERINE CLEMENTE– Just as 2013 drew to a close, a federal judge struck down Florida’s welfare drug testing law. Judge Mary Scriven of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida held that the law was an unconstitutional violation of the Fourth Amendment protection against unreasonable government searches. The law required […]